Scott describes the day he ran 13 miles and got lost

Scott describes the day he ran 13 miles and got lost

Here’s a poem written by our son, Scott, about the day when he ran over 13 miles and got lost in the process. The Longest Run The Bruce Rail Trail Five miles, they said Just five easy miles We’ll meet you at the checkpoint Here it is They went away, left me to run Didn’t…    Read More…

What is it like to grow up with autism?

What is it like to grow up with autism?

This poem was written by our autistic son, Scott. It covers his reflections on growing up as an autistic child in our home. Growing up with Autism Hard. So Hard for my parents Had to put up with me Heard me scream. Over and over So frustrated. Couldn’t get it out Slow starting with language…    Read More…

Our autistic son’s perspective on going to school

Our autistic son’s perspective on going to school

This poem was written by our autistic son, Scott.  He shares his perspective on going to Burger School for Students with Autism. Burger School for the Autistic by Scott Howse People wonder what its like to attend Some think its for strange people Some think I’m strange Some think it’s a freaky place Some think…    Read More…

How I dealt with Scott’s obsession with using only one door of the house

How I dealt with Scott’s obsession with using only one door of the house

When he was young, our son, Scott, had an obsession about only using one door of our house. At the time, our home had two front doors, and he positively refused to use any other door but the one he liked. I’m sure many of you know what I am talking about. The “things” can…    Read More…